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Jan 18, 2013 7:30pm PST
with immigration. right now, for example, we have 2 million migrant farm workers about in the united states. 70% to 80% of them are here without their papers. we have 5,000 permanent residence visas for people without a college diploma. we have husbands and wives that are separated for half a decade. that's not acceptable. we need to reform the system for the economy and for american families. >> and what she told me is this is a real imperative. what's new, it also is now an imperative for republicans. the election results from last november made clear the republican party needs a message for latino, asian-americans and immigrant groups if they have any chance of recapturing the white house. >> scott, this is carla marinucci. what's your thoughts on this? we've seen paul ryan, marco rubio extend a hand to president obama so to speak and suggest they are ready to talk about immigration reform. what's the biggest hurdle here? >> well, i think the biggest hurdle in the end is going to be politics, of course, but the issue of citizenship. what marco rubio outlined this week and last weekend is ver
Jan 11, 2013 7:30pm PST
systems in the united states. >> if not the world. those were his words. >> really? >> yes, yes. >> so what are his options otherwise? >> so the state was required to submit a plan to reduce the population. it's in state, it's about 119,000 now. they need to get it to 110,000. there's a plan. they filed it under protest. it would involve reducing sentences for some offenders considered low risk. it would essentially release some inmates early. the governor said it's bad policy, we shouldn't do it. he may have to anyway. >> so he's really facing some multiple pressures. >> absolutely, from the counties, from the courts. internal. you talked about that. he said he was kind of walking the middle line here between what he called extreme positions on either side. >> the old paddle on the left, paddle on the right jerry brown school of government. where does sentencing reform fit into this? if we're really going to effect prison population, aren't we supposed to be changing why and how we send people to prison? >> that's the concern. the concern is we're just moving people to jail but not re
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